Editorial Staff

Leadership & Editorial Staff

Meet the leadership of Marinduque News Network

Romeo A. Mataac, Jr.

Chief Correspondent

Romeo A. Mataac, Jr. is the founder and chief correspondent of Marinduque News Network. Concurrently, he is a researcher in a leading global professional services company. He has five year background experience in finance & accounting operations and business process outsourcing. Myong, as he is fondly called by his friends, born and raised in the province of Marinduque. He loves travelling and doing community outreach activities.



Eric M. Arevalo

Senior Contributor

Eric M. Arevalo is an insight contributor at Marinduque News Network. He is currently the chief of staff of ACT-CIS Partylist Rep. Niña Taduran. He served as editor-in-chief of a monthly maritime newspaper. Eric have worked for several radio stations including DWIZ, NBC, Radyo Veritas and ANC News Channel. He obtained masters in Maritime Education at John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University, the same institution where he completed his academics in Doctor of Philosophy in Maritime Management. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Communications at Polytechnic University of the Philippines.



Allan C. Macapugay

Insight Contributor

Allan C. Macapugay is an insight contributor at Marinduque News Network. He is a civil engineering graduate and currently working in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. He likes to read political and national views. Apart from his passion in writing, Allan is a former choir member of Marinduque Provincial Capitol Choir and Mary Help of Christians Parish in Balimbing, Boac, Marinduque.





Gilbert J. Jacolbia

Website Administrator

Gilbert J. Jacolbia is the administrator and donor of the domain and hosting of Marinduque News Network website. He grew up in Bunganay, Boac, Marinduque and currently residing in Greater Toronto Area, Ontario, Canada. Gilbert will be retiring soon in Marinduque to look on his Cacao farm.





Come meet us up close

Every one of our team members is devoted to delivering accurate and unbiased news 

Mayda N. Lagran

Senior Correspondent

Adrian Rosales

Senior Correspondent

Jerahmeel M. Laderas

Campus Correspondent

John Mark G. Forcado


Rafael Constantino R. Seño – Contributor

Jimbo M. Fatalla – Insight Contributor

Justin Angelo J. Manrique – Insight Contributor

Ronel Francis N. Lintot – Insight Contributor

Fafa Ricks – Disk Jockey

DJ Xiano – Disk Jockey, Tunog Pinoy Power FM

DJ Yash – Disk Jockey, Radyo Kamalindig

Toby Jamilla – Photographer

Erwin Penafiel – Photographer

John Paul Garcia – Videographer

Trusted by the best

Marinduque News Network has been an instrument for government agencies, local government units, NGO’s and private sectors in information dissemination.

Among government agencies that MNN has a partnership with are Department of Health-Mimaropa and Philippine Information Agency-Marinduque.

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